Weekly Newsletter &
Upcoming Webinars
  • All orchestras, brass ensemble, and music theory classes will meet this Sunday. Please login to your google classroom(s) for times, music, homework, and zoom login information. Did you bookmark your google classroom?
  • Every small ensemble has a dedicated classroom. Check your classroom for music, homework, rehearsal schedule & zoom login information
  • Adult classes started this week. It is not too late to join. If interested email Sara Watkins at nysed@optonline.net
  • Youth Committee meets at 11:00 am on Sunday. Interested in joining? email Mrs. Watkins at nysed@optonline.net. On the agenda - NYS Food Drive and Mentoring Program.
  • Please use the button below to report absences.
*NYS will not rehearse Sunday, October 11th or Sunday, November 29th. NYS will rehearse all other Sundays from now through December 13yth.
The first masterclass of the season is Tuesday, October 6th at 7 pm with violinist James Ehnes.

His most recent project was to record the Bach and Ysaye unaccompanied sonatas on video.  This monumental project is the first time that both of these cornerstone works have been commercially filmed by the same concert artist.  They are available for rental or purchase from vimeo For more information please visit jamesehnes.com/recitalsfromhome
James Ehnes has established himself as one of the most sought-after violinists on the international stage. Gifted with a rare combination of stunning virtuosity, serene lyricism and an unfaltering musicality, Ehnes is a favourite guest of many of the world’s most respected conductors including Ashkenazy, Alsop, Sir Andrew Davis, Denève, Elder, Ivan Fischer, Gardner, Paavo Järvi, Mena, Noseda, Robertson and Runnicles.
Monday, October 5th at 7 p. Meet with Encore representatives, NYS staff, parents and students about the Italy Tour 2021. Full details sent in separate NYS Newsletter.
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NYS Office Tel.: (203) 866-4100
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